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The End of China’s One-Child Policy: Not a Complete Victory

  BY DAN PISCOTTANO – China made news late last week when the country’s leadership decided to end its “one-child” policy.[1] The policy had been in place since the late 1970’s, when it was enacted to protect the country against overpopulation.[2] This is a significant development because many believe that the “one-child” policy, which had […]

Unlock and Unload: It is time for real Gun Control Legislation

BY VINCENT CALARCO – Another day, another mass shooting in America. Just last week, 10 people were killed at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.[1] The shooter, a 26-year-old male shooter, was a student in the class where the killings occurred, and was armed with three handguns and one assault weapon.[2] On December 14, 2012, […]

The Effect of Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation on U.S. Businesses

BY DANIELLE T. GAUER – On July 1, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) took effect four years after Bill C-28 received royal assent.[1] The purpose and intention of the law is to deter the sending of “spam” mail or unsolicited electronic messages that can harm individuals, businesses, and network providers.[2] The dangers of spam mail are […]